Author Page For: Susan Gittins

Longtime mainstream media (MSM) journalist and author Susan Gittins began writing about and photographing Vancouver’s many film and TV location shoots in the summer of 2010 after the Winter Olympics put the city and its beauty on the world stage. Movies and TV series often showcase the Vancouver area in similar fashion. Vancouver is Awesome commissioned her YVRShoots series in the fall of 2010 and it ran regularly for three years. She launched her own daily YVRShoots blog in the spring of 2012.
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START: WHEN CALLS THE HEART Season 6 Expected To Start Filming July 9th in Langley

Hearties: When Calls the Heart with newly widowed Elizabeth (Erin Krakow) is expected to start filming season 6 in Langley on July 9th. When Calls the Heart is the story of  Elizabeth Thatcher, a shipping magnate’s daughter accustomed to 19th century high society life, who goes to teach in the small coal mining town of [...]

START: THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE Starts Filming Season 4 September 17th in Vancouver

The Man in the High Castle Season 4 Filming Dates: September 17th to February 28th, 2019. Cast: Alexa Davolos, Rufus Sewell, Joel de la Fuente, Luke Kleintank. Based on Philip K. Dick’s award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle imagines an alternate reality circa 1962 where the Japanese and Germans won World War II and divided [...]

START: iZOMBIE’s Fifth & Final Season Starts Filming August 7th in Vancouver

iZombie season 5. Filming from: August 7th – January 21st, 2018. Cast: Rose McIver, Rahul Kohli, Robert Buckley, Malcolm Goodwin, Aly Milchalka, David Anders, Robert Knepper. Premieres mid-season on The CW. Source: Production Weekly. [...]

START: CHARMED Season 1 Starts Filming July 30th in Vancouver

Charmed Season 1. Filming from: July 30th to December 15th. Sundays at 9 p.m. on The CW. Premieres October 14th. Cast: Melonie Diaz, Madeleine Mantock, Sarah Jeffery, Rupert Evans, Ser’Darius Blain. What’s it about: After the tragic death of their mother Marisol, three sisters in a college town are stunned to discover they are witches. Soon [...]

LOCATION: DESCENDANTS 3 Day Two at Victoria’s Hatley Castle With the Auradonians & Villain Kids

Keegan Connor Tracy instagram. The Auradonians are in the house. Disney musical Descendants 3 is in its second of four days filming at Victoria’s Hatley Castle this week. What’s Descendants about? Teenage children of classic Disney villains, who grew up on the Isle of the Lost, are invited to go to school with the children [...]

START: SUPERGIRL Season 4 Starts Filming July 11th in Vancouver — Updated

Supergirl season 4. Filming from: July 11th to April 15th, 2019. Cast: Melissa Benoist, Chyler Leigh, Mehcad Brooks, David Harewood, Katie McGrath, Jesse Rath. Note: Melissa Benoist is currently performing on Broadway in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical for a limited run from June 7th to August 4th. Supergirl production is expected to film two [...]

NEW MOVIE: Disney’s Live-Action TIMMY FAILURE Started Filming in Vancouver This Week

Disney’s live-action adaption of the Stephen Pastis book series Timmy Failure started filming in Vancouver this week. What’s it about? 11-year-old Timmy runs a detective agency called Total Failure Inc. with his 1,200 pound (and imaginary) polar bear partner. He also has a sidekick named Rollo Tookus who spots all the clues that Timmy misses. [...]

LOCATION: DESCENDANTS 3 at Victoria’s Hatley Castle Tuesday Through Friday This Week

Updated: Disney musical Descendants 3 is filming at Victoria’s Hatley Castle on Vancouver Island from Tuesday through Friday this week. What’s Descendants about? Teenage children of classic Disney villains, who grew up on the Isle of the Lost, are invited to go to school with the children of Disney heroes in the Kingdom of Auradon, [...]

LOCATION: SONIC THE HEDGEHOG With James Marsden To Film in Ladysmith on Vancouver Island This September

Paramount’s big-budget adaption of video game Sonic the Hedgehog is expected to film in Ladysmith on Vancouver Island for a week-and-a-half in September. James Marsden. Westworld image. James Marsden and Tika Sumpter will co-star with the computer-generated hedgehog — who travels at the speed of sound — in this live-action/animated movie which has budgeted $7 [...]

LOCATION: Disney’s DESCENDANTS 3 Villain Kids on Vancouver Island’s Woodwinds Estate

Disney musical Descendants 3 filmed at the private Woodwinds Estate in Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island this week. The house already looks like it’s part of a fairy tale. What’s Descendants about? Teenage children of classic Disney villains who grew up on the Isle of the Lost are invited to go to school with the [...]

START: SIREN Season 2 With Eline Powell Starts Filming July 26th in Vancouver

Sirens Season 2 Filming from: July 26th to March 15th, 2019. Cast: Eline Powell, Alex Roe, Fola Evans-Akingola, Ian Verdun and Rena Owen. Finding mermaids was just the beginning. #SirenSeason2 is coming to @FreeformTV in 2019. #Siren #FreeformUpfront — Siren (@SirenTV) May 15, 2018 Celebrating #SirenSeason2 at the #FreeformUpfront with Alex Roe, Fola Evans-Akingbola and @ElinePowell. — [...]